The Place Above is a newly constructed NITB 4 star first floor apartment in the grounds of our own house on the Antrim Coast and a short distance from the Giant's Causeway, Ireland's only World Heritage Site. It is beautifully designed and decorated and has all modern amenities. It is situated in beautiful countryside in the middle of the Causeway Coastal Route, making it an ideal base for touring. It is only a short drive to the many activities and attractions the Causeway Coast has to offer, including 7 Golf Courses, the NW200 International Motor Cycle Track, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Old Bushmills Distillery (the oldest licensed distillery in the world), Dunluce Castle and more.
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There are some beautiful sandy beaches and great places to surf, walk and cycle and the Causeway Coastal Route is absolutely stunning. If you would like to jump on a boat and do some fishing, then we can arrange this for you. We can also arrange private tours around the area from one of our local guides.
Great public transport for those wishing visit without a car and lovely places to eat, drink and be entertained.
Visitors can enjoy:
A very large open garden.
South facing decking complete with table, chairs, parasol and a modern gas barbeque for the whole family to enjoy.
Your own computer and broadband WiFi access to suit business or leisure travellers.
A fully fitted kitchen with hob, oven, washer/dryer, microwave and all crockery and cooking utensils.
Flat screen television including DVD and CD player.
Shower and bath.
Cot and high chair provided on request.
Totally secure parking available on-site.
Welcome pack includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk, butter and a freshly home-baked Irish wheaten loaf, perfect for visitors seeking the traditional Irish experience. We also include wine as an extra welcome gift.
Should you require any further information please don't hesitate to contact us. We hope to see you soon!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Port Ballintrae 6 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Belfast International Airport 50 km, Nearest railway: Ballymoney Train Station 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast & Glens is an area whose breathtaking and rugged coastline merges into the romantic landscape of its deep silent glens and lush forest parks. The wonders don't stop there as the region has been made famous by the Causeway Coastal Route which is seen as 'One of the World's Great Road Journeys' and one of the most outstanding scenic touring drives in the world.
The route is an odyssey of astonishing natural landscapes, from patchwork hills, mountain streams and waterfalls to a dazzling coastal road with majestic cliffs, golden sands and the unique glory that is the Giant's Causeway where 40,000 mainly six-sided basalt columns creat an eerie landscape jutting into the ocean.
This is the place to indulge your taste for adventure. If it's an adrenalin-rush you're after, what about scuba-diving onto the wrecks that litter our coastline; reaching the dizzy heights by gliding in the rolling thermal currents over Magilligan; riding the rolling waves as they come off the Atlantic . . . or stepping out onto the infamous rope bridge at Carrick-a-Rede for a death-defying (and wobbling!) walk between the safety of the shoreline cliff and a nearby island?
The choice is yours - and there are hundreds of choices to make.
You don't have to be 'Action Man' to get active in the Causeway Coast and Glens. Activity options encompass everything from art to hovercrafting . . . and a whole lot in between. Whether you plan to polish your perfomance or try your hand at something new, there's bound to be an activity here that's perfect for you.
The local Bushmills area is the very central point for all the north coast has to offer.
In addition Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at Ireland's oldest working distillery, situated on the Causeway Coast. Watch whiskey making take place, and enjoy a wee taster too, as the secrets of 400 years of distilling at the home of Irish whiskey is unlocked.
Take a truly heritage experience travelling on a steam locomotive along a magnificent coastal stretch of line between Bushmills and the World Heritage Site at the Giant's Causeway.
A 15 minutes drive provides access to 6 beautiful beaches as well as many of the major activity and heritage attractions the coast has to offer.